|Appearance||Colorless, odorless crystals or granules efflorescent in dry air, deliquescent in moist. Very soluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol.|
Preservative in clearing baths, emulsions, etc.
As a sequestering agent
As a stop bath
|Notes||Common forms of citric acid can be purchased in powder form from many drug and health stores. Due to its odorlessness it makes a more pleasant stop bath solution.|